Celebrate World Photography Day 2018 with a different outlook!
19th August, World Photography Day is one of the most aspiring global events which is celebrated to bring a change in the world through photography. Perceiving meaning in everything a photographer comes across is the way he or she lives in the world. Many communities have come up to work together to raise awareness and vital funds for this global event.
While you sit and read this on your laptop, phone or tablet, just relax your mind and think how you can celebrate this day in a cut above the rest. Here are a few suggestions that might add colours to your monochrome photography:
1. Make Camera-Shaped Cookies
All those in love with baking can celebrate this day with an amazing activity. The idea of baking cookies in shapes like a camera or perhaps something more creative for the World Photography Day party!
2. Capture Something Outside Your Comfort Zone
You should plan to go outside your comfort zone and shoot something that you have never done before. You might know your niche and you can work opposite whatever it may be. Maybe you capture only landscapes, so today you can plan to capture something else or capture it in a different style. Get going for some street photography or portraits. Just let you imagination take a flight and capture it best.
3. Restart a Pending Photography Project
Back in the past, through the folders or deep in your mind you might have planned to undertake a photography project. When do you think will the perfect time to start it? Nothing better than today. Make use of this day , to get back to your unfinished project, perhaps a book or photo series or a new idea. You never know, it might turn out to be a turning point of your life!
4. Go Out, Capture and Share
Everyday is a great day to go out and to capture some of the best shots, and make them reach far and wide. If you have not been working on the marketing aspect of your skill, it’s today that you should start doing that. Just get ready, pick up your instrument to capture not just landscapes but people, life and moments; and just share. Sending your photography to various galleries or uploading them on various platforms can also help you earn recognition.
5. Rediscover your Old Photos
There might be a collection of old photos or some traditional prints stored away in boxes, or some photographs that might have gone out of your mind with time. This World Photography Day can be your moment to revisit such treasures giving a new life to them. Dig up the boxes and find your moment of the day.You can also share some of the photographs with hashtags like #worldphotoday!
6. Be Inspired
Inspiration is a never ending phenomenon no matter how many followers you might have. So this World Photography Day, sit back and be inspired by fellow photographs who might be breaking new barriers with their captures around the world. Well, a social media platform like Instagram offers you a handful of great photographers to follow. Just get inspired, get capturing!
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